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Special Needs Students

Do You Know About The Many Free Resources For Education Available from Apple?

October 9, 2011

In memory and honor of the visionary Mr. Jobs, this week we’re sharing some of the many education related resources that Apple Computer has made available. In Memoriam: Steve Jobs I just wanted to take a brief moment to express my sadness at the loss of one of the true visionaries in the computer technology field. […]

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A Deeper View – Changing the Special Education Playing Field

September 8, 2010

This web based applications provides easy to use data capture and progress monitoring for any observable behavior. I recently had the good fortune of having a walk through this breakthrough application, and just had to share it here. Created by an enterprising parent of two children with autism, this tool that will dramatically improve the ability of educators and therapists to collect and […]

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Helping Autistic children learn with Video Modeling techniques

January 27, 2010

An inspiring use of technology, helping students challenged with Autism and similar disorders. This week’s mid-week update provides an introduction to a use of technology that should be wonderful to see unfold – expanded use of video technology, in the form of Video Modeling, to help Autistic children. In this article, Michael Leventhal explains how, “Video Modeling […]

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Web based resources for Physically Handicapped students (and other special needs students)

August 17, 2009

Final post in a series on Internet resources for Educators working with Special Needs students. This week’s post is a bit of a mixed bag. I’ll wrap up this 5 part series with some information on resources for students with physical handicaps (other than visual impairments, and hearing impairments, covered the last two weeks). I will […]

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Internet Resources for teachers working with Hearing Impaired students

August 10, 2009

The 4th post in a series providing an overview of web based resources for educators that work with Special Needs students.

We started this series a few weeks back by looking at resources for teaching students with ADD & ADHD, we focused on Autism & PDD the next week, and Visual Impairments last week, and this week we’re looking at resources for instructors that work with Hearing Impaired students

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Series of Webinars from ATIA on Assistive Technology

August 5, 2009

In line with the series we’ve been running on Internet based resources for educators working with students with Special Needs, this week’s mid week update is about a series of webinars from the ATIA (Assistive Technology Industry Association) on Assistive Technologies. I have listed summary information below for the next 3 Educational Webinars being offered by ATIA […]

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Internet resources for educators working with visually impaired students

August 3, 2009

3rd post in a series examining web based resources for educators that work with Special Needs students Just as with my recent posts focused on ADD & ADHD, and Autism and PDD, it is not difficult to find resources focused on this week’s special needs category – Visual Impairments. What I’ve focused on in this posting is finding resources intended […]

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Internet resources for special needs educators (this week, Autism & PDD)

July 27, 2009

Second post in a series on Internet resources for educators that work with special needs students Last week I started this series of posts by researching web based tools and resources for teachers who work with students with ADD & ADHD. This week we continue this series with a look into resources specifically geared towards […]

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5 online communities for educators working with special needs students

July 22, 2009

This week’s mid-week update builds on the series of posts I am currently publishing, focused on Internet resources for educators who work with students with special needs. While each of my main weekly posts in this series will focus on a specific category of special needs, there are various resources on the Internet that are geared towards […]

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Internet resources for educators teaching students with special needs

July 20, 2009

This week I begin a series of posts focused on web based tools and resources for educators who work with students with special needs.  My first challenge is to determine what sorts of categories of “special needs” I will investigate. There seem to be endless groupings and subgroupings of special needs and learning disabilities. After researching and […]

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